Orange Jubilee (Tecoma alata)
Flowers and foliage of Orange Jubilee, El Paso, Texas. Photograph by A.H. Harris.
- Common Names:"Orange Jubilee"
- Common Spanish Names:
- Scientific Name: ?Tecoma alata (teh-COH-muh ah-LAY-tuh)
- Family: Bignoniaceae (Catalpa Family)
- Geographic Range: Argentina
- Plant Form: Shrub 12' x 8'.
- Remarks: There is some question as to the species sold under the name of Orange Jubilee; it's possible that this is a hybrid. Flower color a bright yellowish orange. Usually
dies to the ground in the northern Chihauhuan Desert winter, but quickly reasserts itself with warm weather.
Last Update: 4 Jun 2006